Dr Bukola Saraki
Saraki in U.S., lists hurdles to Nigeria’s productivity
Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has identified inadequate electricity, infrastructural challenges, insecurity, and lack of access to funds as some of the factors militating against productivity in the short term in Nigeria. Speaking at the Georgetown Africa Business Conference 2018 (GTABC2018) in Washington D.C., USA, at the weekend, Saraki said Nigeria’s economy will record…
Senate President re-arraign again over false assets declaration
The Senate President Dr. Bukola Saraki was on Tuesday re-arraigned in the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) over false assets declaration. Tuesday’s arraignment followed a ruling of the Abuja division of the Court of Appeal in Dec. 2017 which dismissed 15 out of the 18-counts charges preferred against him in 2015. The News Agency of…
National Assembly commences debate on 2017 budget
The National Assembly yesterday commenced debate on the general principles of the 2017 appropriation bill.Both chambers had last week passed the Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and Fiscal Strategy Paper ....
NASS: Back to work amidst economic, governance challenges
Rest is good, but not when it translates to rest in peace. For the members of the National Assembly, the return to plenary after recess could be likened to coming back to life.
Stakeholders urge government to resurrect home completion loan scheme
With ample opportunities for the housing industry in Nigeria yet to be explored through the mortgage finance sub-sector, stakeholders have called on the government to revisit home completion loan scheme.
Alleged forgery: My hands are clean, says Ekweremadu
The Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has exonerated himself from the alleged forgery of the Senate Standing Order 2011.
One year of ‘messy’ sittings
No matter how it is appraised, the dismal performance of the present administration in meeting the expectations of Nigerians could be traced to its failed politics in the National Assembly.